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A Futuristic Japanese Hotel Is Changing The Way People Travel

Mar 20, 2015

Have you ever needed a place to crash when you didn't have a way home? What about needing a place for a short while but having to pay the high price of a hotel room? These are just a couple of problems that this unique Japanese hotel solves. The hotel chain, nine hours, first opened in 2009 and now has two locations in Japan.

Nine hours features capsule beds that people can rent for nine-hour periods, the perfect length for a good night's rest. While this capsule-bed concept isn't particularly new to Japan, nine hours features a quick and easy check-in and check-out system, convenient in-pod features and a minimalist design that makes it as functional and appealing as possible.

As soon as you enter, they make sure your path is easy to navigate with clear pictograms and arrows leading you through the experience. The facility includes a bathing area where full necessities are supplied, lockers for shoes and other belongings and a quaint resting area.

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Nine hours hotel is a great time-saver for businessmen and travelers in Japan and has now served over 700,000 rest periods to people from over 50 countries.

Credit: Fubiz | nine hours

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